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“okay but pricey for what one gets”
Review of The Sidewalk Cafe

The Sidewalk Cafe
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Vredehoek
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“okay but pricey for what one gets”
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Ate dinner here a while ago but not a really memorable experience. Well situated above the city with a buzzy vibe with tables on the pavement and lots more tucked around the inside. It's, I think pricey, because it forms part of the Madame Zingara Group. Staff were friendly and attentive. I don't think we'll come back here or make it our 'go-to' place as we live on the other side of the mountain, and there are more places to eat out closer to home, as well as further out worth traveling to.

  • Visited November 2016
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food and two for one cocktails!”
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This cafe was recommended to us by some locals during our stay in Cape Town. It's fairly small inside but also warm and welcoming. My Vegetarian Moussaka was delicious and my partner's Risotto was equally tasty. We found the staff friendly and the food reasonably priced. Two for one cocktails in the afternoon are an added bonus. We would, however, recommend booking a table or getting there early, especially if you are a larger group, as it's obviously very popular!

  • Visited December 2016
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“Delicious breakfast”
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A very small and cozy place, a lot of locals eating. Good vibe and friendly staff.
I choose the granola, yoghurt and fresh fruit. I loved it so much! Does someone knows how to make the granola or where to buy it? Need to know..

Visited November 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great cocktails”
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We have booked to eat here in a few days' time but have already popped in for cocktails on 2 occasions. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. They have happy 'hour' every day from 3 to 6 and the cocktails on offer were excellent.
Waiting to see if the food is as good........watch this space!

  • Visited December 2016
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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“A cute, local restaurant”
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's hidden high up in Vredehoek. The locals obviously know about it. To be sure to get a table, make a booking. Try to sit outside on a good evening, watch the sunset. Super. Food is fresh and great.

Visited December 2016
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